5 Best Holiday Cookie Recipes

5 Best Holiday Cookie Recipes.  With Christmas just days away, people are preparing to make their holiday season more memorable with new wardrobe, beauty looks, gifts and meals.

When it comes to festive and holiday season most of the people look to make cookies to serve their guests or to send them as gifts.

So to help these people out, we have collected 5 best holiday cookie recipes for them. Here are the 10 best holiday cookie recipes that you can serve your guests.

1.Peanut butter cookies Recipe

A peanut butter cookie is one of the best and delicious holiday cookies. Here is the peanut butter cookie recipe;

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Ingredients for Peanut butter cookies:

  • Unsalted butter            1 cup
  • Peanut butter            1 cup
  • White sugar powder   1 cup
  • Brown sugar                1 cup
  • Eggs 2
  • All-purpose flour        2 1/2 cups
  • Baking powder          1 teaspoon
  • Salt                              ½ teaspoon
  • Baking soda                 ½ teaspoon
  • Vanilla essence ½ teaspoon

Method:

In a bowl mix butter and sugar until smooth. In another beat eggs and add vanilla essence. Now make dough by adding flour, baking powder, salt, eggs, and butter sugar mixture.

Cover the dough for at least one hour (or overnight). Roll into medium balls, press with a fork or shapes with any cookie cutter. Now bake the peanut butter cookies 12 to 15 minutes at 350 degrees preheated oven.

2.Sugar cookies Recipe

Here is another holiday cookie recipe and that is Sugar cookies. Here is the Sugar cookies Recipe;

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Ingredients for Sugar cookies:

  • Unsalted butter            1 ½  cup
  • White sugar powder   2 cup
  • Eggs 4
  • All-purpose flour        5 cups
  • Baking powder          1 teaspoon
  • Salt                              ½ teaspoon
  • Baking soda                 ½ teaspoon
  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

How to prepare Sugar cookies?

In a bowl mix butter and sugar well. In another bowl beat eggs and vanilla essence. Now make dough by adding flour, baking powder and salt. Cover the dough for 1 or more hours. Roll the dough and make cookies with cutter and bake them 6 to 10 minutes at 350 degrees preheated oven.

3.Chocolate chip cookies Recipe:

Chocolate chip cookies are the most favorite of kids and elders. Chocolate chip cookies can be the best holiday cookies for your friends and family. Here is the Chocolate chip cookies recipe:

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 Ingredients for Chocolate chip cookies:

  • Unsalted butter            1 cup
  • White sugar powder   ¾ cup
  • Brown sugar                ¾ cup
  • Eggs 1
  • All-purpose flour        2 ½ cups
  • Baking powder          1 teaspoon
  • Salt                              ½ teaspoon
  • Baking soda                 ½ teaspoon
  • Vanilla essence ½ teaspoon
  • Chocolate chips 1 cup

Preparation:

Mix sugars, butter, vanilla and egg in large bowl. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt to make a dough. Now add chocolate chips and cover the dough for I hour. Roll the dough and shape cookies with cutter and bake them 6 to 10 minutes at 350 degrees preheated oven.

  1. Gingerbread cookies Recipe

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Ingredients for Gingerbread cookies:

  • Unsalted butter            1 cup
  • Brown sugar                1 cup
  • Eggs 1
  • All-purpose flour        2 ½ cups
  • Molasses ¼ cup
  • Baking powder          1 teaspoon
  • Salt                              ½ teaspoon
  • Baking soda                 ½ teaspoon
  • Ground ginger 1 teaspoon
  • Ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon
  • Ground cloves 1 teaspoon
  • Ground nutmeg ½ teaspoon
  • Ground allspice ½ teaspoon
  • Granulated sugar ½ cup
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How to make Gingerbread cookies?

In bowl, beat butter and brown sugar, now add eggs and molasses and beat again. Stir in remaining ingredients except granulated sugar and make dough. Cover the dough refrigerate at least 2 hours. Roll the dough and shape cookies with cutter and sprinkle sugar then bake 8 to 10 minutes at 350 degrees preheated oven.

  1. Snickerdoodle cookies Recipe

Snickerdoodles cookies are often called “sugar cookies”, though, traditional sugar cookies are rolled in white sugar but snickerdoodles cookies are rolled in a mixture of white sugar and cinnamon.

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Ingredients for Snickerdoodle cookies:

  • Unsalted butter            1 cup
  • White sugar powder   1 ½ cup
  • Eggs 2
  • All-purpose flour        2 ½ cups
  • Baking powder          1 teaspoon
  • Salt                              ¼ teaspoon
  • Baking soda                 ½ teaspoon
  • Vanilla essence ½ teaspoon
  • Cinnamon powder 3 teaspoon
  • Sugar 3 teaspoon
  • Cream of tart 1 teaspoon

How to make Snickerdoodle cookies?

In bowl beat butter, eggs and sugar. Stir in remaining ingredients except 3 tablespoon of sugar and cinnamon powder. Make dough and cover it for at least 2 hours. Roll the dough and shape cookies with cutter and coat in sugar, cinnamon powder then bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees preheated oven.

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I am sure these holiday cookie recipes will surely impress your friends as they are delicious easy to make.

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